TAP to Hold Auditions for StageKids Theatre

“StageKids Theatre,” the educational outreach program of the Third Avenue Playhouse has scheduled auditions for its upcoming spring 2017 one act play festival. Four one act plays will be presented April 28th, 29th and 30th. The selections include “Hello Out There” by William Saroyan, “Adaptation” by Elaine May, “Sure Thing” by David Ives, and “The 15 Minute Hamlet” by Tom Stoppard. The plays will be … Continue reading

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Sunday Ice Rescue a Reminder to Always Check Conditions

Personnel from the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department participated in the ice rescue in the Little Sturgeon Bay area Sunday afternoon. Fire Chief Tim Dietman says people who venture onto the ice, especially those who are unfamiliar with the area, should learn about conditions before doing so… Dietman says getting to people stranded on the ice is often the most difficult part of the rescue operation… … Continue reading

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Monday Evening Fire in Sturgeon Bay Causes Significant Damage

While the structure remains intact, a home sustained significant damage in a fire Monday evening in Sturgeon Bay. Eight units and 23 firefighters were sent to the home on Rhode Island street at 7:31PM after a 911 report indicated flames could be seen coming out of the small structure there. Fire crews used about 2,000 gallons of water to knock down the blaze, but there … Continue reading

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Ice Rescue Sunday Afternoon

A cooperative effort involving assets of the US Coast Guard and the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department led to the rescue of four fishermen who had been stranded on the ice off County C and Circle Ridge Court, in the Town of Union, Sunday afternoon. The call came in at about 4PM that the fishermen were having trouble getting off the ice after an eight foot crack … Continue reading

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Sevastopol to Include Staff, Parents & Community In Superintendent Search

Residents representing a cross-section of the Sevastopol School District should be asked to sit on a major committee looking into the selection of a new superintendent. That’s the consensus of the board of education following discussion on the matter at a special meeting of the board held Thursday at the school in Institute. School Board President Sue Todey says each board-member was able to add … Continue reading

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Sevastopol Hopes to Have New Superintendent by July 1

As the Sevastopol Board of Education works through the effort of hiring a new superintendent, a process involving several elements is in play. School Board President Sue Todey says each segment has a job to do… Todey says several committees will have a hand in determining who will be the next district administrator… Sevastopol’s Interim Superintendent, Steve Cromell, will be retiring for the second time … Continue reading

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Door County Triathlon Gives Back to Community

It’s well known that the Door County Triathlon is one of the busiest events on the peninsula, growing in popularity every year. The athletic competition, with its sprint race, kids triathlon for children 6 to 14 and half iron race, will be held July 15th and 16th at Frank Murphy Park near Egg Harbor. The capacity is 1,000 participants each day. One of the less … Continue reading

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Four Contested Races for Sturgeon Bay City Council

All of the seats up for election on the Sturgeon Bay City Council will be contested in April. And, because two incumbents decided not to seek re-election, there will be a change in the makeup of the body. Here’s the breakdown… District One Incumbent Kelly Catarozoli faces the challenge of former alderman Dan Wiegand. District Three Incumbent David Ward, who was appointed to the position … Continue reading

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Door County Reads Begins 10th Year January 23rd

Door County Reads has selected a Pulitzer Prize winning novel about life in small town America as its 10th anniversary offering beginning on January 23rd. “Empire Falls,” by Richard Russo presents a cast of characters who gravitate around the protagonist, Miles Roby, mild-mannered manager of the local grill, ultimate townie and doormat. The plots and sub-plots in the seedy Maine city set the stage for … Continue reading

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Many Options Being Considered to Overhaul Street Replacement Program

In an effort to get a better handle on the best way to upgrade streets in the City of Sturgeon Bay, the city council has asked staff to come up with a plan to pick up the pace of the long-range street replacement program. City Administrator Josh VanLieshout says, at the current rate of replacement, asphalt streets in the city are taking double the time … Continue reading

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